Hamilton Wife Called Security Before Game - RealGM Wiretap

Josh Hamilton says his wife had to call for security before his first game
against the Texas Rangers because fans were shouting obscenities and personal
insults at his family.

Hamilton said security guards stayed near his wife http://www.baseballbravesstore.com/Jason-Grilli-braves-jersey/ ,
Katie, and their children, and there weren't any major incidents during Friday's

"She ended up calling security just because people are being ugly," he said.
"Not necessarily the booing and stuff, but inappropriate with kids around -- and
that was before the game even started."

AJ Preller Downplays Possibility Of Trade With Red Sox - RealGM Wiretap

The San Diego Padres reportedly sent a scout to watch Pablo Sandoval, but
A.J. Preller has downplayed the possibility of a trade with the Boston Red Sox.

"Our pro scouts work really hard to look at all 30 clubs. ... That's the
nature of what goes on," Preller told the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Sandoval is in a surprise competition with Travis Shaw for the third base job
in Boston.

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stick Field hockey sticks have an end which varies in shape, often depending on
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38" stick would be used mainly by players over 5'10". However 'defenders' often
like to have a longer stick than 'attackers' as this can be used for a greater
reach when stopping a moving ball. The 'attackers' prefer a shorter stick as it
allows greater control of the ball. Ice hockey Main article: Ice hockey stick
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